iSchool Ph.D. Candidate Awarded McKnight Doctoral and Dissertation Fellowship

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In August of this year, Ph.D. candidate in FSU’s School of Information, Christy Chatmon, was named a McKnight Doctoral and Dissertation Fellowship Recipient. Since the Florida Education Fund (FEF) McKnight Doctoral and Dissertation Fellowship was established in 1984, more than 1200 African American and Hispanic students pursuing doctoral degrees in crucial disciplines have received fellowships. …

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FSU’s Student Resilience Project Continues to Support Students During COVID

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FSU’s College of Communication and Information and College of Social Work continue an interdisciplinary research collaboration to explore how the university can help students deal with the stress of the COVID-19 pandemic through an online-accessible resource. In 2018, members of CCI and CSW originally partnered to explore ways to enhance student well-being through the FSU …

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Meet Erika Gianni, Newest Member of Hispanic Marketing Communication Advisory Board

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Erika Gianni (’05, M.A. Integrated Marketing and Management Communication, ’97, B.A. Multinational Business Operations) was named the newest member of FSU’s Hispanic Marketing Communication Advisory Board. This board is responsible for overseeing all areas of the Center for Hispanic Marketing Communication and features prominent employees from companies such as Netflix, Walmart, and Coca-Cola Company. Founded …

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NSSLHA Donates 4,000+ Masks to Tallahassee’s Kearney Center

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FSU’s chapter of the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) participates in several fundraising projects within the Tallahassee community each semester. In early September, NSSLHA raised enough money to donate over 4,000 face masks to Tallahassee’s Kearney Center. “I knew this year would be challenging in terms of events and fundraisers due to COVID-19 …

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Communication Alumna Awarded Rotarian of the Year

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Jennifer Whelihan (’02, M.A. Interactive and New Communication Technology, ’01, B.A. Media Communication Studies) was recently named the recipient of the Rotarian of the Year award by the Rotary Club of Westshore Tampa for her participation in helping the club revamp its communication efforts. “I’m so excited to receive the 2020 Rotarian of the Year …

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Communication Alumna Recognized by Florida Society of Association Executives

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During this year’s Florida Society of Association Executives virtual conference, Shelly Joines, (’07, B.S. Communication Studies) was awarded the Executive Rising Star Award. This award is designed to honor an FSAE Executive Member who has contributed significant time and talent to FSAE’s success. Recipients stand out for their leadership, dedication, and professionalism both within FSAE …

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